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Lactose Free Creme Brulee

Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

40 Minutes


6 Servings

About the Recipe

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  • 1 extra-large egg

  • 4 extra-large egg yolks

  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon for each serving

  • 3 cups lactose free whole milk

  • 4 tablespoons of butter

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.

  2. Mix whole egg, egg yolks, and 1/2 cup sugar until combined.

  3. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the lactose free whole milk. Heat over a medium low temperature until very hot, but not boiling.

  4. Slowly add cream to eggs while continuously mixing.

  5. Add vanilla and Grand Marnier.

  6. Pour mixture into 6 8 oz ramekins until they are almost full.

  7. Place ramekins in baking pan, add boiling water to the baking pan until it is halfway up the sides of the ramekins.

  8. Bake 35-40 mins until custards are set when gently shaken.

  9. Remove from water bath, cool, refrigerate until firm.

  10. To serve, add 1 tbsp sugar on top of each ramekin, caramelize with blowtorch, let cool till sugar hardens.

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